Spice Mill

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2403

Description

Wooden spice mill, its baluster-turned canister and handle painted a rich green, withs wrought iron arm and grinding shaft.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spice mills
cookware
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Wood
Iron
Wrought
Painted
Turned
Mill, Spice

Inscription

Carved on bottom underside: 1) ""D P"" (under paint, probably maker's initials). 2) ""1842"" (scratch carved into paint).

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.426